The Importance of Open Access Publishing

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In this interview Christoph Bartneck argues for the importance of open access publishing in the academic world.

SPACEPOL Academic Publishers: Books This Autumn

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SPACEPOL Books This Autumn 2010 presents perhaps the only textbook to cut past the technology hype that is causing many governments and companies to struggle with technology spending decisions. Technological Revolution as Political Coup D'etat (ISBN13: 9789529950843) will be released this fall. Multidisciplinary expert and author Gunnar K. A. Njalsson talks about why policymakers, students, professors, journalists and other professionals should be interested.

Open Access Week 2010: A Message from Phil Bourne

submitted by: Phil
This Journal and the Public Library of Science (PLoS) at large are standard bearers of the full potential offered through open access publication, but what of you, the reader? For most of you, open access may imply free access to read the journals, but nothing more. There is a far greater potential, but, up to now, little to point to that highlights its tangible benefits. We would argue that, as yet, the full promise of open access has not been realized. There are few persistent applications...
Authors: Philip E. Bourne, J. Lynn Fink, Mark Gerstein

Supporting a Network of Repositories: experiences from SHERPA in the UK

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SHERPA manager Bill Hubbard presents the UK experiences building a network a profession for repository managers. Also he present arguments for why Open Access is important.

Open Access and Europe: Why is it important and how can it be done?

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Presentation by Sjibolt Noorda at the Executive OA Seminar at the Danish OA day 2009

Open Access and competitive advantage for researchers and for universities: how to make the most of what you have

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Open Access and the competetive advantage of universities. The slides following Alma Swans presentation

Open Access in Norway: challenges now and in the future

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Sigrid Tollefsen from The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions presents the Norwegian advances in changing the scholarly communication to Open Access

Welcome to the Executive Seminar on Open Access

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Bertil Dorch, University of Copenhagen open the Executive Seminar on Open Access at Copenhagen Business School

Dr. Phil Bourne, Open Access Day 2008 address

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OA Content the Future of Scientific Publishing presentation by Phil Bourne at SPARC - Open Access Day 2008